Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Suspect Pursuit Leads to Arrests

On Tuesday, September 02, 2008, at approximately 10:05 a.m., officers assigned to the Rock Creek Station reported to the area of Grove 24 for a citizen complaint of two suspicious males in the wood line. Upon arrival, officers observed the two individuals and detected an odor of marijuana. The suspects were detained and during a search of the area narcotics were discovered. One suspect fled on foot to his vehicle in the parking lot. A short pursuit ensued with the suspect stopping in the 1400 block of Rock Creek Ford Road. The suspect again fled on foot and was soon captured by assisting officers.

The two suspects were arrested and face charges in the District of Columbia.

Anyone with information about this incident, please call the United States Park Police, Criminal Investigations Branch on (202) 610-8737.